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Atlantis Legends: How the #Emerald Got Black Flecks #fantasy #Atlantis @AdriennedeWolfe

I love myths – especially myths that inspire my Writing Muse.  For the story plot of a fantasy that I’m planning, I started researching gemstone lore.  That’s when I stumbled upon a really cool legend about the Emerald, which dates back to Atlantis. It seems that tens of thousands of years ago, when Atlantis was in […]

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Ashes and Alchemy: Travel to a Magical Victorian London

Welcome to today’s fab guest columnist, Cindy Spencer Pape!  She’s the author of 18 books, including the mystical and romantic Steampunk novel, Ashes and Alchemy.  Cindy is taking you behind the scenes today with her research into alchemy and the role it plays in her series, the Gaslight Chronicles. Widgets Win a Necklace or […]

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Snow Demons, Hungry Wolves: BITTER SNOW Captivates

BITTER SNOW is Utterly Captivating “We are the rulers of Midwinter. In the most powerful cold of the winter, in the deepest dark of the year, we hold sway, and all of your hearth fires cannot stand against us. We are the winds that howl down the chimneys and extinguish your candles. We are the […]

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Super Powers Suck Says Bestselling Steampunk Author

Welcome bestselling YA Steam Punk author Barb Taub! She’s the author of the wildly popular (and funny!) Null City series (which might also be considered Urban Fantasy for young adults.) Today she wrote a HILARIOUS guest post for us titled, “Super Powers Suck.” (Oh yeah. You won’t want to miss this column!) Barb and her […]

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Heroine Melts through Walls: Fun New YA Romance

I got such a kick out of reading the scene in Flick, where teenage heroine, Leanna, walks through walls! Yes, Leanna can project her spirit (astral travel) over vast distances, and while doing so, she meets a darling little woman with glittery shoes – her fairy-godmother, perhaps?  (I’ll never tell!)  Author Keira Des Anges has […]

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YA Fantasy: Beware the Fairy Queen’s Magic Rose

Welcome, Jeanette Sauderheim, YA Pararnormal / NA Fantasy author! I absolutely fell in love with the exquisite story-telling in Jeanette’s wildly popular debut novel, FOR YOUR HEART.  Her writing moved me so deeply, I kept getting goosebumps! (The ol’ deWolfe Gal hasn’t read a contemporary fantasy whose writing has emotionally moved her in a long, […]

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Kick-Ass Female Detective Battles Sorcerers Widgetselcome Christine Amsden, an award-winning paranormal author! Christine has written some really sharp, sassy mysteries featuring her non-magical heroine, Cassie Scot, the daughter of a family of sorcerers – who always seem to be embroiled in some not-quite-legal scheme.  Her series is loads of fun, so I asked Christine, “What’s the secret for writing […]

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Wonder Guy: Interview with Romance Author Naomi Stone

Wonder Guy A Paranormal Romance by Naomi Stone ‘all won’t want to miss this fun new Paranormal Romance by Naomi Stone, who has graciously answered a bazillion of my interview questions, below.  PLUS!! Naomi has created a quiz just for the readers of Magic and Mayhem.  Want to win a prize? Be sure to answer […]

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Temple of Indra’s Jewel: Time Travel with a Cursed Gem

Temple of Indra’s Jewel: Time Travel with a Cursed Gem I’m excited to welcome Rachael Stapleton, Fantasy-Romance author extraordinaire, whose latest novel is an intriguing blend of time-travel and suspense. Imagine falling off a cliff … and waking up in the body of a princess from an ancient, magical land! Can’t wait to read more […]

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Halloween Traditions: Why Do Witches Wear Pointy Hats?

Halloween Traditions:  Why Do Witches Wear Pointy Hats? (Plus Halloween Recipes, Movies, Books, Music, and Games) <A HREF=”;ServiceVersion=20070822&#038;MarketPlace=US&#038;ID=V20070822%2FUS%2Fwritincom01-20%2F8010%2F68122a67-46eb-4627-bbfa-5b38175ad837&#038;Operation=NoScript”> Widgets</A>alloween is THE day to explore magic! So in honor of all you wizards and sorceresses, it is my pleasure to remind you today, on this sacred Feast of the Ancestors, JUST HOW IMPORTANT your pointy hat […]

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